Food Independence Day!

From the folks who spearheaded the campaign for a vegetable garden at The White House:

“Don’t just celebrate your independence: SAVOR it! July 4th only comes once a year, but every day can be Food Independence Day if you grow some of your own food and support local food producers and growers in your area.

Local foods are patriotic, whether you’re buying them from producers in your area or growing some of your own. They’re good for our local farmers, our economies, our health, and that of the planet. Best of all, they taste great because they’re fresh from the soil.

Food Independence Day is being coordinated by the nonprofit group Kitchen Gardeners International.

We’re asking our nation’s first families not only to lead by example but to eat by example by sourcing their meals as locally, deliciously, and sustainably as possible.”

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